John C, September 11, 2009 (view all comments by John C)
Taxidermy and wisecracks galore. What's not to love? This quasi-hard boiled detective novel is so much fun that you won't be able to stop turning the pages, but you'll be snickering all the way.
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naomi.jayalaksana, November 15, 2007 (view all comments by naomi.jayalaksana)
It's about life's less ordinary tale. Things that we can appreciate just in the blink of eyes, but that would also vanish the minute we stick our thoughts back on world's matters most -- the MP (money & power).
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by Billie Bloebaum,
If you don't like people looking at you, then don't read Pipsqueak, because I guarantee that your raucous laughter will cause folks to stare. A taxidermied squirrel, the swing-dance craze, and secret Soviet Cold War weapons experiments all play a part in what may be the summer's most unique and entertaining mystery. Brian Wiprud is a twisted comic genius, and Pipsqueak will make you laugh so hard milk will come out your nose.
by Billie Bloebaum
by Publishers Weekly,
"[T]he wildest mystery to come down the pike in a stuffed squirrel's age."
by Harlan Coben, author of Gone for Good, Tell No One and The Myron Bolitar series,
"Demented and fun! This book is a hoot!"
by Steve Hamilton,
"The flat-out coolest mystery I've read in years, not to mention the funniest. Brian Wiprud is either a genius or a lunatic. Or maybe both."
Originally self-published in trade paperback, this mystery features New York City taxidermist Garth Carson, who goes after the person who purloins Pipsqueak the Nutty Nut, a stuffed squirrel puppet star of a 1950s kiddie TV show.
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